27 May, 2016

Opioids Undergoing Increasing Public Scrutiny

By | May 27th, 2016|Pharmaceuticals|

For many years, opioid abuse has flown largely under the radar of the nation's consciousness, with many people simply not realizing the hold these powerful drugs have on millions of people. But that's not [...]

16 May, 2016

FDA Issues Black-Box Warning for Opioids

By | May 16th, 2016|Pharmaceuticals|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an announcement on March 22, 2016 stating that manufacturers of immediate-release opioids are now required to add what is referred to as  "black-box warnings" to their labeling [...]

3 May, 2016

Opioid Addiction: A Tragic, Nationwide Epidemic

By | May 3rd, 2016|Pharmaceuticals|

Opioid addiction is an extremely serious problem in the United States, costing more than 16,000 lives in 2014 alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Municipalities and states across the country are [...]